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From "Kevan Miller (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-199) W3C Document License and format transformation
Date Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:05:14 GMT

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Kevan Miller commented on LEGAL-199:
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I'm totally uninformed on the specific technology, but yes. I guess it sounds like a modification
to me. 

Have you asked the W3C what they think? As Andy mentions, asking for test data that is not
restricted to their document restrictions would be a good idea. Have you read their copyright
FAQ? Can you meet their requirements?

Beyond that, why not create your own test data?

> W3C Document License and format transformation
> ----------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-199
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-199
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Sergio Fernández
>
> For implementing a W3C technology in Marmotta, we are taking the test cases from there:
> * The original HTML+RDFa document is https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/ldpwg/raw-file/default/Test%20Cases/LDP%20Test%20Cases.html
> * And this is the generated RDF content in Turtle we are caching for implementing our
test suite: http://www.w3.org/2012/pyRdfa/extract?uri=https%3A%2F%2Fdvcs.w3.org%2Fhg%2Fldpwg%2Fraw-file%2Fb3683634c29f%2FTest%2520Cases%2FLDP%2520Test%2520Cases.html&rdfa_lite=false&vocab_expansion=false&embedded_rdf=true&validate=yes&space_preserve=true&vocab_cache_report=false&vocab_cache_bypass=false
> The document, so the data, is under W3C Document License: http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/copyright-documents-20021231
> Which contains a paragraph which could be problematic:
> {quote}
> No right to create modifications or derivatives of W3C documents is granted pursuant
to this license. However, if additional requirements (documented in the Copyright FAQ) are
satisfied, the right to create modifications or derivatives is sometimes granted by the W3C
to individuals complying with those requirements.
> {quote}
> The question is: the RDFa->Turtle format transformation is considered a modification?
We'd need clarification on this.
> Thanks in advance.



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